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Cruelty
Atrocity • Brutality • Cruel • Unkind
Dictionaries
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Cruel; Cruelty
Cruel; Cruelty [Heb. ’aḵzār] (Dt. 32:33; Job 30:21; Prov. 11:17; 12:10; etc.); NEB also “without mercy”; [qāšâ, qāšeh] (Gen. 49:7; Ex. 6:9; Cant. 8:6); NEB also RUTHLESS; [ḥōmēṣ] (Ps. 71:4); [ra‘] (Ps. 144:11 [AV, NEB, 10]); AV HURTFUL; [raḇ] (Prov. 28:16); AV GREAT; NEB GRASPING; [rāṣaṣ]
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
CRUEL; CRUELTY
CRUEL; CRUELTY<kroo’-el>, <kroo’-el-ti> [אַכְזָר‎, ’akhzar], “harsh,” “fierce,” [חָמָס‎, chamac], “violence”): There are various uses of the word “cruel” in the Old Testament:a. “the cruel (deadly) venom of asps” (Deuteronomy 32:33);b. spoken of men of relentless hate: “They hate me with
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Cruel, Cruelty
CRUEL, kro̅o̅ʹel, CRUELTY, kro̅o̅ʹel-ti (אַכְזָר‎, ’akhzār, “harsh,” “fierce,” חָמָס‎, ḥāmāṣ, “violence”): There are various uses of the word “cruel” in the OT: (a) “the cruel [deadly] venom of asps” (Dt 32:33); (b) spoken of men of relentless hate: “They hate me with cruel hatred” (Ps 25:19; cf Prov